Want to run for office? File by Friday

Candidates interested in filing for any of the 95 positions open for election in King County this year may file online or in person this week. The deadline is Friday, May 16.

The King County Elections office encourages candidates to file online, the easiest and most efficient method.

Candidates must file by 4 p.m. online, or by 4:30 p.m. in person.

At 5 p.m. Friday, there will be a lot draw to determine ballot order.

Monday, May 19, at 4:30 p.m., is the deadline to withdraw. At noon on Tuesday, May 20, King County will post the official list of candidates in the order they will appear on the primary ballot.

The primary election is Aug. 5, and the general election is Nov. 4. To file for office, candidates must be registered in the district for which they are filing. Find more information on the King County Elections website.


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